About

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Portland 2017, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Your fundraising and participation directly funds efforts to help patients and families. Come out and stride with us!

Event Day Schedule

Saturday, 09/23/2017

  • 7:30 a.m. Registration

  • 9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

    The Opening Ceremonies highlight why it’s crucial to take action in this fight, from the words of a survivor or special guest.


  • 9:30 a.m. 5k Run/Walk Begins

Location Details


World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St
Portland, OR
97205


Want to train on the route before the event? View the route map for this run/walk.

World Trade Center has a full parking garage below the event village. The parking garage entrance is off of Taylor Street.

We love animals just as much as you do! However, due to safety and liability reasons, pets are unfortunately not allowed at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network events. Service animals are, of course, welcome.

Strollers and wheelchairs are absolutely welcome at PurpleStride!

Registration Information

  • Participant Types
  • Pre-Event
  • Event Day
  • Participant Type:   Survivor
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Adult Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $25
  • Event Day:   $30
  • Participant Type:   Youth Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $10
  • Event Day:   $15
  • Participant Type:   Virtual Strider
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   N/A
  • Participant Type:   Volunteer
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
Click here (PDF) to download the registration form.

A few things to keep in mind:
  • Youth registration is for children ages 3-12. Children ages 2 and younger are not required to register.

  • Your registration fee will count toward your personal fundraising goal, and you’ll receive an email including your registration confirmation and tax information. Please note that registration fees are not tax-deductible.

Register by the dates listed below in order to secure these benefits.

  • Online Registration: Wed., September 20, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PT
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Fri., September 15, 2017
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sun., September 3, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PT
    Registration must be processed by this date in order to guarantee an event T-shirt.

Packet Pickup

Beat the lines on event day by picking up your T-shirt at packet pick-up. Registration prices increase on event day, so make sure to invite friends and family to register at this time if they haven’t already done so!


Are you a Captain of a team with five or more members who’d like to pick up packets for your entire team? RSVP by 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 21 so that you get your materials quicker at packet pick-up. If you decide to pick up for your entire team (please, no partial team pick-ups), make sure to let each member know so that there isn’t any confusion!

If you need assistance, please contact Andrew Miller at amiller@pancanvolunteer.org

Event Contact Information

Still have questions or want to find out more? We’re here to help! Contact the appropriate individuals below.